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Overview and Key Concepts

The Triad approach manages decision-making uncertainty through the use of innovative data collection technologies and systematic planning techniques, resulting in significant project benefits.

This section provides a manager's level overview of the Triad, background to environmental decision-making, key Triad components, and the benefits managers can expect to realize by incorporating a Triad approach into their cleanup programs.

The Triad approach manages hazardous waste site cleanup decision-making uncertainty using improved technologies and better scientific methods, resulting in accelerated schedules, reduced project costs, and improved remedial outcomes.
The Triad cost-effectively controls decision uncertainty by targeting the principal components of data uncertainty, including the sampling, analytical and relational uncertainties produced by data collection efforts.
The Triad has three key components: systematic planning, dynamic work strategies, and real-time measurement technologies.
For managers, key benefits of the Triad approach include reduced project costs, expedited schedules, enhanced stakeholder concurrence, and improved site decision-making.

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